Design for Ed Sheeran

Winner Announced On
July 18, 2012
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced the official release of his debut album "+" featuring the hit single "The A Team". A record-breaking sensation in the singer/songwriter’s native U.K., “+” arrives on U.S. shores on June 12, 2012.

In celebration of the release of "+", Ed Sheeran is inviting aspiring designers to submit artwork for a t-shirt inspired by the music from "+".

One winner will have their artwork produced on a t-shirt and featured in Ed Sheeran’s online store as well as on selected stops of his tour.
Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter who is currently signed to Elektra Records. Sheeran broke through commercially in the UK in June 2011, when his debut single "The A Team" debuted at number 3 on the UK chart. The “VH1 You Oughta Know Tour with Ed Sheeran” gets underway September 17th and continues through early October. His new album "+" is set to be released in the U.S. on June 12, 2012.
For more information visit:

Follow Ed Sheeran on Twitter
Like Ed Sheeran on Facebook
Click here to sign up to Ed Sheeran's mailing list
Download the free 'One Take EP'
Click here to order "+" on iTunes

One winner will have their design produced and sold in Ed Sheeran’s online store. In addition, the winner will receive:

  • Social media exposure across all of Ed Sheeran’s social media channels
  • An exclusive signed merchandise package
  • A signed copy of "+"
  • $2,000

One runner-up, as selected by Ed Sheeran, will receive:

  • Social media exposure on Ed Sheeran’s Facebook page
  • A copy of "+"

The highest voted artist will receive:

  • Social media exposure on Ed Sheeran's Facebook page
  • Copy of "+"
Ed Sheeran will select from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
  • If using the provided template, participants must only design within the line drawing but must NOT design the grey area in the neck of the t-shirt
  • Submissions must be original and submitted in JPEG or PNG format and must not have been commercially used either before or during this Creative Invite
  • Participants must retain their original artwork should they be chosen as a winner
  • The winning design may be modified to suit production requirements
Official Rules
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Key Dates
  • Submit By: June 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: June 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: July 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: July 18, 2012